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to have to raise it somehow. i got it! cigarette tax! >> a very regressive tax. it will be raised from cigarette smokers who are disproportionately poor and poorly educated. >> so, the right wants the poor to kick in, just not their cigarette money. when it comes to coughing up a buck or a lung, lung wins. (applause) there must be some way to separate poor people from their hard-mooched money. >> the tax of 1% per ounce on soft drinks sweetened with sugar could be an amazing source of revenue for health care reform. >> perfect! make those cigarette-smoking soda-guzzling dummies pay for their own obamacare! (cheers and applause) >> the notion that soda is being placed on a list of sins worthy of being taxed into oblivion will hurt more poor people than anybody else. >> yes. conservatives will fight for the poor's right to see the only doctor who doesn't make you healthier! (laughter and applause) so we can't tax cigarettes or soda. guns? >> i'm worried that particularly poor people, the ones who are most likely to be victims of violent crimes, particularly poor blacks in high-crime urba
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